Bob’s Story

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Journal entry by Bob Prost

Hi everyone, I haven't updated this page in quite a while and just thought I'd provide a quick update:

I have to undergo surveillance CT scans every 3 months for the next two years to look for recurrence of the cancer, since pancreatic is notorious for that.   Then (according to my oncologist) for 3 more years after that, I have to have a CT scan every four months.   The radiation involved in a CT scan is literally 70 times that of a conventional chest x-ray -- I like to think of each future CT as a dose of radiation that will beat the cancer:)

My neuropathy in my hands and feet are awful and I'm actually trying acupuncture as a potential remedy for it.   Anything to get my feeling back in my fingers and feet, I can't tell you how many objects I've dropped (or how many times I've tripped, Diane always laughs at me when I do that -- I'm a bit of a clutz now), so hoping that this might be a great intervention to help with the numbness.  

But otherwise, I feel like my energy is improving and I'm starting to feel human again.   Thank you all so much for those prayers, God bless and I'll update again in a couple of months!
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